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Two Marine Generals Fired Over Afghan Attack

Did not adequately protect camp from attack that killed 2, says commandant

(Newser) - Two US Marine generals in Afghanistan have been given the boot after a Taliban attack on base last year left two Marines dead and destroyed six US fighter jets worth $200 million. Gen. James Amos, the commandant of the Marine Corps, says Maj. Gen. Charles M. Gurganus and Maj. Gen.... More »

Top Service Generals Challenge DADT Repeal

Army, Marines, Air Force leaders warn of 'disruption' among troops

(Newser) - Top generals of the Army, Marines, and Air Force testified today that a quick repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell could cause “stress” and “disruption”—despite a Pentagon study that found a repeal posed little risk, the Hill reports. “Assimilating” openly gay troops could... More »

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